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The Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 (Commencement No. 3, Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2015

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Article 2

SCHEDULEProvisions of the Act coming into force on 22nd September 2015

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(1)

Section 89 of the Act inserts sections 27A to 27D into the 1988 Act. Section 27B is amended by article 6 of the Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/700).

(2)

Sections 2(3) and 3(4) were repealed by article 2(3) of S.I. 2015/700.

Section 5Summary sheriffsFor all remaining purposes
Section 10Part-time summary sheriffsFor all remaining purposes
Section 39Exclusive competenceFor all remaining purposes
Sections 44 and 45Summary sheriff: civil and criminal competence and jurisdiction
Section 46The Sheriff Appeal CourtFor all remaining purposes
Sections 47 and 48Sheriff Appeal Court – appeals and status of decisions in precedentFor the purposes of the Sheriff Appeal Court’s criminal competence and jurisdiction
Section 57(1) and (2)Sittings of the Sheriff Appeal Court
Section 58Rehearing of pending case by a larger Sheriff Appeal Court
Sections 63 to 71Civil jury trials in an all-Scotland sheriff court
Section 79Proceedings in an all-Scotland sheriff court: transfer to simple procedure
Section 89Judicial review(1)
Sections 92 to 94Remit of cases to and from Court of Session, or to the Scottish Land Court
Section 99Jury service
Section 108Sanction for counsel in the sheriff court and Sheriff Appeal Court
Section 117Appeals to the Supreme Court
Section 118Appeals to the Sheriff Appeal Court from summary criminal proceedings
Section 119Appeals from the Sheriff Appeal Court to the High CourtFor all remaining purposes
Section 120Power to refer points of law for the opinion of the High Court
Section 121References by the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission
Section 122Bail appeals
Section 132Modification of enactmentsFor the purpose of bringing into force the provisions of schedule 5 listed in column 1 below
Schedule 1Civil proceedings, etc. in relation to which summary sheriff has competence
Schedule 2Appeal Sheriffs: temporary provisionFor all remaining purposes
Paragraphs 1 to 9, 10(1) to (3), (6) and (7), 11 to 21, 23, 24 and 26 of schedule 3Transfer of summary criminal appeal jurisdiction to the Sheriff Appeal Court
The following provisions of schedule 5—Modifications of enactments
Paragraph 4(a)Repeal of sections 4 to 7 of the Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1907For the purpose of repealing section 7 of the Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1907
Paragraph 6(1) and (2)Repeal of the 1971 Act, other than sections 2(3) and 3(4)(2)For the purpose of repealing—
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section 31 (privative jurisdiction); and

(b)

section 37(1)(b), (2A) and (2D) (remits to the Court of Session and the Scottish Land Court).

Paragraph 8Amendment of the Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993
Paragraph 14(1) to (3)Amendment of the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986
Paragraph 15Amendment of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995
Paragraph 19Amendment of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1980
Paragraph 24Amendment of the Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014
Paragraph 25Repeal of section 14 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1985
Paragraph 32(1), (2) and (4)Amendment of the 1988 Act
Paragraph 33Repeal of section 40(3) of the Constitutional Reform Act 2005

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